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Impact of mining Global Road Technology

GRT to minimise the environmental impact of mining

Mining and its environmental impact are continuing to be a topic of national discussion within Australia as the issues of air quality, climate change and erosion draw significant media attention...

Coal 2020 covers aspects of surface mining and underground coal mining

Big rise for Australian coal exports

Latest trade data confirm the resilience of Australia’s resources sector with coal exports on the rise despite recent global challenges. Minister for Resources, Water and Northern Australia Keith...

Queensland coal mining board of inquiry

Board of inquiry report update

The Queensland Resources Council (QRC) has welcomed the first part of a Queensland Coal Mining Board of Inquiry report into a number of safety incidents on mine sites over the past 18 months...

glencore hunter valley

Glencore plans to lay off contractors in Hunter Valley

Glencore, the world’s biggest thermal coal trader, said on Monday it plans to lay off contractors at its coal operations in Hunter Valley, Australia’s New South Wales state due to due to ‘prolonged’...

Mineworker fatality at Carborough Downs coal mine

Brad Duxbury named as the victim in tragic mine accident

Fitzroy Australia Resources can confirm that a mine worker fatally injured in a tragic incident at the Company’s Carborough Downs mine site on Monday night (25 November 2019) was Mr Brad Duxbury, 57...

accident pay

Cut to coal miners accident pay

According to a media release by the CFMEU, the length of time coal mineworkers can claim accident pay under the Black Coal Mining Industry Award has been slashed by one-third in the Fair Work...

medical assessments

Medical assessments: Who should pay?

Mining companies are breaching the law by pushing costs for medical assessments and safety gear on to workers according to the CFMEU and the Queensland Government. The Queensland Chief Inspector of...